Embleton car fire causes thousands in damage, traffic delays

The car burned for about half an hour before fire fighters arrived. Picture: David Johns
The car burned for about half an hour before fire fighters arrived. Picture: David Johns

Traffic was blocked from travelling north along Broun Avenue when the fire started at about 5.30pm.

A Department of Fire and Emergency Services spokeswoman said the department was alerted to the fire by police at 5.50pm. A crew from Perth attended and extinguished the fire by 6.05pm.

Traffic was backed up along Broun Avenue while the fire was blazing, with tow truck drivers directing cars down side streets.